MAHOMET – In response to the events of the past year, Muhammad’s village council issued a policy statement on diversity, equity and inclusion on Monday.
Village president Sean Widener said the six-part statement was developed with input from city staff and the public, and was approved unanimously at the council meeting. administration last week.
“Certainly in light of the events of the last year, both locally and nationally, we really wanted to step back and think about it,” he said.
In the statement, village officials pledged to listen to community leaders, build relationships with the community, provide diversity and inclusion training to village workers and make Muhammad police transparent and responsible department.
“In countless cities across the country, the frustration of communities of color is that their voices are silenced and leaders often try to find political solutions without engaging in constructive dialogue around the issue,” the communicated. read. “Now more more than ever, this is important because our residents have a lot to say and great ideas to address these complex issues in our community.
The village also said it would “continue to fund our police department and consider additional strategies that might better meet the needs of our community.
And the village and its police the department has officially confirmed the Ten Shared …
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